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    EXECUTION Trucking to success

    Get Right, hi! Is you opinion "trucking business = commodity business" same for dispatch service model? I am newbie in trucking and from this post https://www.thefastlaneforum.com/community/threads/recession-proof-businesses.17187/#post-66977 got impression that some companies try to focus more...
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    Any truck drivers in the house?

    Great thread!
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    BizDad, hi! Thank you for your reply! It helps a lot! I can see you are very familiar with the travel niche :) "People everywhere are all couped up looking for something to do. Start marketing Staycation events. Find some events, make some events (taking any necessary precautions, of course)."...
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    Biophase hi! Thanks so much for your reply! I read your ecommerce AMA and learnt lots of things (even though i am not selling products, but more services). I completely agree on group tours, and to be honest i don't think that we will fully recover in next 1.5 - 2 years the earliest in this...
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    Erman, that's very good suggestion. And that's exactly one of the things we are working on now.
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    Good question, Jon Right now i am thinking about the options, problem also is that now tourists simply don't come to nyc. (tiny amount compared to what it was before). So problem is not only that our customers are not buying our product, but also that customers simply can't buy our product...
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    NOTABLE! The Definite Guide to Productized Services

    When checking empire flippers stumbled upon this listing: https://empireflippers.com/listing/48370/ The seller talks about how she turned her service from freelance gig into productized service. Now it's making $15,965 / month.
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    Jon hi, thanks for reply! "1) How quickly do you think the travel industry will come back after a vaccine is produced? Will it be a trickle, or will people be desperate to get out and explore once again? How can you market based on what you think will happen? 2) When will this recovery...
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    Erman hi, thanks for reply! "Most will fold up, find another niche or take a regular job to keep a roof over head and food on the table." -that's already happening. Lots of smaller operators in my niche moved to another thing. "If you can - strengthen your position in your chosen industry and...
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    Kid, hi, thank you for reply! "If customers aren't buying, new "$100k platform" won't do anything good." - completely agree. And i know this. It's that then i ask myself if i am serious about the niche? If i want to be able to expand / add new tours, etc i need to upgrade the platform. Paid...
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    "Are you planning on going virtual with your tours?" - we tried virtual once, but got very few interest. I saw that airbnb have them. But for some reason they don't work for us. "What sort of automation are you looking at?" - lots of things need to be automated, but most important is...
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    Advise on tour operator business. (market strongly hit by covid)

    Hello everyone! I am (was) running tour operator business (walking, bicycle, sometimes van tours) in nyc pre-covid numbers were 350k rev, ~70k income. Market is strongly hit by covid and since it's started we got only 2 bookings. And nobody shows any interest. (before we received bookings 1-3...
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    Construction business question

    One of my friends offering me to get in construction business. We invest 250K in equipment ($125K me, $125K him) And start working. It's construction jobs based mainly on 1 major machine, our team will have 5 workers with most skillful working on that machine. All the jobs will be given to us...
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    Competitor bullying salespeople

    my partner is working on that, but with $ competitors posses it can take years for verdict, and we have big rent to pay.

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